November 01, 2012

Black Alumni Group to offer textbook scholarships

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The SIU Alumni Association's Black Alumni Group will begin offering $5,000 in textbook scholarships for the spring 2013 semester.

The funds will assist African-American undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending SIU Carbondale. One of the Black Alumni Group's missions is assisting the University in the recruitment and retention of students, and the committee is excited to provide this support.

More information and a scholarship application are available at

Applications are due no later than Nov. 30.